Tag Archives: Katherine S. McKnight

Understanding Story Structure with Story Trails and History Maps, Grades K-5

Graphic Organizers are a useful tool for all teachers, regardless of the grade level they teach and the ability of their students. Organizing content in a graphic way helps facilitate stronger comprehension for all students.  Here are a couple sample … Read more.

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Can Improv Help Teachers?

Katherine McKnight, author of numerous Jossey-Bass books, explains how teachers can effectively use improv and kinetic learning in their classrooms.

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20 Assessment Suggestions by Mary Lou Brandvik from The English Teacher’s Survival Guide

The English Teacher’s Survival Guide: Ready-To-Use Techniques & Materials for Grades 7-12 , 2nd Edition by Mary Lou Brandvik and Katherine S. McKnight This excerpt from The English Teacher’s Survival Guide offers alternative suggestions to traditional assessments like quizzes, tests, … Read more.

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Sample Worksheet from The English Teacher’s Survival Guide by Mary Lou Brandvik and Katherine S. McKnight

The English Teacher’s Survival Guide: Ready-To-Use Techniques & Materials for Grades 7-12 , 2nd Edition by Mary Lou Brandvik and Katherine S. McKnight This unique time-saving book is packed with tested techniques and materials to assist new and experienced English … Read more.

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